Where does the Kiwifruit plant come from?
Chinese Goose berry plants originally came from China. Early in the 20th century, some of its seeds were brought to New Zealand. When the fruit became an important export product, its plant was renamed after New Zealand’s famous flightless bird: the Kiwi.
The Actinidia chinensis is an excellent fruit for European climates and its fruits are ready in November. The Kiwi grows and a winding climbing plant.
Is the Kiwi suitable as cut flower?
No, the Kiwi does not make a good cut flower, but its fruits are edible. Its sweet/sour fruits are loaded full of vitamins.
400 centimetres, can easily be trimmed back to desired height
Evergreen or deciduous:
December or January
Concentrated plant fertilizer
July – August
The Kiwi was named after New Zealand’s flightless bird, the Kiwi, once it became an important export product for New Zealand.